The Spectral Jew: Conversion and Embodiment in Medieval Europe

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Medieval European culture encompassed Judaic, Christian, Muslim, and pagan societies, forming a complex matrix of religious belief, identity, and imagination. Through incisive readings of a broad range of medieval texts and informed by poststructuralist, queer, and feminist theories, The Spectral Jew traces the Jewish presence in Western Europe to show how the body, gender, and sexuality were at the root of the construction of medieval religious anxieties, inconsistencies, and instabilities. Looking closely at how ...

The Spectral Jew: Conversion and Embodiment in Medieval Europe 2006, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816640621

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The Spectral Jew: Conversion and Embodiment in Medieval Europe 2006, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816640614

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